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Lance Armstrong

Lance Armstrong
Lance Armstrong, born Sept. 18, 1971 in Plano, Texas, is a champion professional cyclist, who has won the Tour De France seven times (every year between 1999 and 2005) in his career. Armstrong is also notable for overcoming testicular cancer and has a charitable foundation, which is well-known for its yellow Livestrong bracelets. Armstrong also won the UCI Road World Championships and United States National Road Race Championships in 1993. (Photo GETTY IMAGES)
Lance Armstrong, born Sept. 18, 1971 in Plano, Texas, is a champion professional cyclist, who has won the Tour De France seven times (every year between 1999 and 2005) in his career. Armstrong is also notable for overcoming testicular cancer and has a charitable foundation, which is well-known for its yellow Livestrong bracelets. Armstrong also won the UCI Road World Championships and United States National Road Race Championships in 1993. (Photo GETTY IMAGES) « Show less

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  • Lance Armstrong sued by firm seeking repayment of $12 million

    Lance Armstrong sued by firm seeking repayment of $12 million
    A promotion company based sued Lance Armstrong on Thursday, seeking the repayment of $12 million in bonuses that the firm paid Armstrong for winning the Tour de France. Dallas-based SCA Promotions, which contends it was conned out of the money by...
  • Anna Deavere Smith wins $300,000 Dorothy and Lillian Gish Prize

    Anna Deavere Smith wins $300,000 Dorothy and Lillian Gish Prize
    Anna Deavere Smith, famed for creating one-woman, documentary theater pieces about taut social issues in which she portrays multiple people she’s interviewed, has won the $300,000 Dorothy and Lillian Gish Prize, one of the most lucrative awards in...
  • Tiger Woods' trademark determination is back in full swing

    Tiger Woods' trademark determination is back in full swing
    — There were a few pages still to be turned Monday in the book titled, "Here Comes Tiger Woods Again." After an intense and gutty Sunday at the Farmers Insurance Open, that book now seems publishable. Hot off the presses and coming soon. The...
  • Lance Armstrong picks wrong way to come clean after playing dirty

    Lance Armstrong picks wrong way to come clean after playing dirty
    The Tour de Fraud, Lance Armstrong version, continues. Tighten your helmet chinstraps and grab your handlebars. Armstrong apparently has 'fessed up. To Oprah. Please, just spare us. Was Dr. Phil booked? PHOTOS: Lance Armstrong through the...
  • Laurent Fignon dies at 50; two-time Tour de France champion

    Laurent Fignon dies at 50; two-time Tour de France champion
    Laurent Fignon, the Frenchman who won the Tour de France in 1983 and 1984 and lost to American Greg LeMond in 1989 in the race's closest finish, has died of cancer. He was 50. Fignon died Tuesday, the French cycling federation announced. Fignon said in...
  • When to choose cosmetic surgery, and when not to

    When to choose cosmetic surgery, and when not to
    I don't have anything against cosmetic surgery. No amount of running or iron pumping was going to do anything about the genetically programmed dark circles under my eyes, so I got those things zapped with a nuclear-powered laser that made me twitch and...
  • Big Tobacco adds nearly $9 million to fight against cigarette tax

     
    The parent companies of Philip Morris USA and R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. reported nearly $9 million in contributions to the campaign against Proposition 29, the June ballot measure that would hike cigarette taxes by $1 per pack....
  • Former mayor ends Assembly run after guilty plea in bribery case

     
    Former Rosemead mayor drops Assembly bid in wake of bribery plea....
  • Lance Armstrong 'gratified' doping investigation has ended

     
    Federal prosecutors in Los Angeles announced Friday that they had closed a criminal investigation relating to cyclist Lance Armstrong, nearly two years after a grand jury began probing allegations of doping by the seven-time Tour de France winner and...
  • Lance Armstrong doping investigation closed with no charges

     
    Federal prosecutors in Los Angeles announced Friday they were closing an investigation into “allegations of federal criminal conduct” by members and associates of a racing team owned by cyclist Lance Armstrong....
  • Santa Maria officer killed by colleague was 'dangerous threat'

     
    Santa Maria police chief says officer who was shot and killed by colleague was "likely to harm himself" and a member of the public....